Just as Mary is about to take a romantic vacation with her boyfriend, a terrible accident leaves her paralyzed. Bitter and devastated by her condition, she shuns her friends, but with the help of Joe, a fellow paraplegic, she learns to embrace life and love again.
A bit of the offbeat tedium that is the life of Monkey Zetterland, an unemployed actor/writer obsessed by the old Red Car commuter trains. We explore Monkey’s life through his interactions with family, friends, and neighbors.
A fascinating insight into the life and works of photographer Imogen Cunningham. Coming into public attention around 1910, she was celebrated in the late sixties through awards, honorary degrees and exhibitions. Her photos are looked at from three focal points: nature, portraits and figure studies.
Software programmer Ben Braden has it all: beautiful wife, cute kid, dream house, sports car, great job. Then one day the doorbell rings and he finds himself standing eye to eye with Alex Connelly, every inch his double and hell-bent on getting Ben’s material features as well…
Mark Rappaport completed his concise portrait of the legendary John Garfield in 2002, comprised (like much of his filmed essays) from existing film footage of the actor. Exceptionally engaging, Rappaport’s extraordinary short contains more insightful observations of its subject than many feature-length biographical documentaries.
After a husband is accused of driving his third wife to suicide, his first wife Hedda, a troubled woman who can’t hate or hurt others even if they had wronged her, is subpoenaed to testify on his abusive behavior during their marriage.
An intimate portrait of actor-writer-director John Cassavetes and a loving tribute to his genius for studying and depicting the human character. In-depth, candid interviews with his wife and muse Gena Rowlands as well as his most trusted friends and co-workers like Peter Falk, Ben Gazzara, Seymour Cassel, etc. Clips from Cassavetes’ greatest films, and many rare photos illustrate this touching documentary.
The Chairman of an advertising company announces the new corporate manager at the company Christmas party – his son-in-law. This is a nightmare to the long time employees, but the nightmare increases when he sexually harasses the good looking women in the company. But after he assaults one in an elevator, she decides to fight back. Hiring an attorney, she takes him to court – and loses. Because of her desperation, she ends up being killed in an auto crash. Her sister then goes undercover at the company to take revenge on the manager.